BAE Systems and Tods Defence announced today the awarding of the Design and Manufacture contract of the Bow Sonar Dome for the Type 26 class Frigate being built for the UK Royal Navy.
The contract award has been made following a rigorous design and assessment phase which was carried out in partnership between BAE Systems, Tods Defence and the Ministry of Defence (MOD), the companies said in a statement Thursday.
The chosen Sonar Dome design optimises acoustic performance as well as procurement and through life costs to ensure the best value for money for the MOD customer.
Tods Defence are synonymous for the design and manufacture of Sonar Bow Domes for 25 other navies which includes US Navy, NATO fleets and Australian and Indian navies.
As well as the design and manufacture of Sonar Domes, the Tods Defence technical support team provides naval dockyards with engineering expertise for installation and retro-fit applications, and for in-situ stealth coating of submarine hulls.
UK Navy has received four new full-size replicas of the F-35 Lightning II jets to enable them to train for operations on the nation's future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier. The replicas are being moved around the tarmac at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Culdrose in Cornwall, England, as flight deck teams receive training on working with the fighter jets,
UKs £1billion HMS Dragon destroyer has been damaged in a blaze caused by a spark inside its machinery area while it was in the Portsmouth Naval base. The crew rushed immediately to extinguish the fire before it swept through the Type 45 destroyer,
Kelvin Hughes will be supplying SharpEye radar systems for the two latest Batch 2 ships, HMS Tamar and HMS Spey. Each ship will be equipped with a SharpEye I-Band radar for helicopter control and navigation as well as an E/F-Band SharpEye radar for navigation and collision avoidance, the company announced today
The UK Royal Navy has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to manufacture new ‘Crowsnest intelligence, surveillance and tracking system for its new Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers. The system will act as the eyes and ears for the Royal Navys ships, providing long range air, maritime and land detection and tracking capability, the MoD said in a statement Monday
Lockheed Martin has selected a new generation of the Thales Searchwater radar and Cerberus mission system to be fitted to existing Merlin Mk2s helicopters for delivering Royal Navy with an airborne surveillance and control capability (ASaC). Lockheed Martin acts as the Ministry of Defences prime contractor for the Merlin helicopter
The UK Navy is operating a robot fleet of seven submarine gliders and three surface wave gliders to collect environmental data in real time as part of its demonstrator missions run by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). “This deployment will showcase the capabilities of marine robots to the Royal Navy, and other defence and industry partners,” NOCs Professor Russell Wynn, chief scientist of the mission was quoted as saying by
The UK royal navy has formally commissioned its new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth. HMS Queen Elizabeth has been commissioned by Her Majesty the Queen at its home base of Portsmouth Thursday
Lockheed Martin has confirmed delivery of the proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program. BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics are partnering as Canada's Combat Ship Team (CST) for the Royal Canadian Navy's future fleet of surface combatants
The UK Ministry of Defence has amended its Maritime Support Delivery Framework contract with BAE Systems to include the Queen Elizabeth Class, extending the arrangement to cover all classes of ships home-ported at Portsmouth Naval Base. The amendment is worth £69 million and runs until March 2019, with an option to extend it to March 2020 at an additional value of £68
BAE Systems has submitted its bid to the Australian Government for the nations SEA 5000 Future Frigate program. The bid is to partner with the Government to develop a long-term ship building strategy in Australia for complex warships and to offer a proposal to build nine Anti-Submarine Warfare Frigates for the Royal Australian Navy, the company said in a statement Friday
BAE Systems today introduced iMOTR, an innovative, mobile multiple-object tracking radar (MOTR), which provides military test and evaluation ranges a higher degree of accuracy in tracking time, space, and position information (TSPI) for objects in flight. BAE Systems developed the iMOTR solution over the past two years using the companys internal research and development funding
BAE Systems and the Gorizioni Group SpA have signed an agreement to jointly provide engineering and maintenance support to the BvS10 armoured all-terrain vehicle. The agreement would increase cooperation on marketing and sales of the BvS10 along with engineering and maintenance support
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